The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 38, July 1934 - April, 1935 Page: 70
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cincts, my vote in the county is near 500, that of my opponent a
little over 100
Wednesday the 6th my Rheumatics increasing- Stage arrived
from west, got the returns from crockett- my opponents residence,
he received 122 votes mine 42- in angelina County I got nearly
all the votes- so that my Election is sure beyond a doubt- got
into the Stage at 3 P. M. arrived at home at sun down, found all
well got a Letter from A. G. Walker of Dallas, also one from
Doctor Daken of same place, all about land matters- filed- one
from Cordova about the Eigenauer Estate- One from Mrs.
Cazenau (Mrs Storms Eagle Pass- in answer to mine of 30th
May last, she will send a Power of attorney to sell her land on
the Carrizo- one do from R. Gorman, he will send me his papers
soon to enable me to get his pay as a volunteer in 1842,
Thursday the 7th am confined to my bed, David Ayers paid me a
visit, and if there is any trust to be placed in him at all, I have
made a satisfactory arrangement with him for the ballance of the
Judgement he holds against me for J. S. Pierson & Co the proposi-
tion I made to him, and to the Messrs Piersons, are filed, and also
copied into my Letter book- I feel easy now for I think he will no
longer trouble me-
Friday the 8th August 1851 very hot weather- am streched on
my Bed, and have to write on my back- got my Son Joseph to
write out three advertisements to sell 640 acres land of Jose Santos
Coy's Estate on the 1st Tuesday next month, put up one at the
Court House, send one to Douglass & one to Melrose, - Judge
Taylor returned, he is beat for the Judgeship- his apponent
Hicks is elected,-
Saturday the 9th am not any better, wrote to the Editor of the
Masonic Mirror St Louis and send him on the following Sub-
scribers living at or near Douglass, Saml H. Borem, Amos Rallason,
Saml Rogers, A. C. Derritt, Wm H. Derritt, Graves Scott, M. F.
Reinhardt & J. S. Murphy wrote to Gel James Smith inclosing
him a claim of Danl Woodlan for a Horse, to be approved by him,
and to be send back to me, to get it audited- Eastern & western
mails arrived, brought nothing new-
Sunday the 10 very hot- am rather worse to day- got Doctor
Martin to treat me for My Rheumatism, Mrs Sterne had Several
Ladies to dine with her;- they all just dropt in all right.
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